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Embattled Ericsson appoints former mining gear boss as its new chairman

Embattled Ericsson appoints former mining gear boss as its new chairman

Written by on October 9, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ericsson has picked Ronnie Leten, the former boss of mining gear maker Atlas Copco, as its new chairman, as the mobile equipment company battles to revive its fortunes. Leten will, pending shareholder approval, take over from Leif Johansson, who said in July he would step down. Ericsson has been hit hard by […]

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EU draws up guidelines for value of patents – a thorny issue

EU draws up guidelines for value of patents – a thorny issue

Written by on October 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is drawing up guidelines on how much patent holders should charge for their technologies, a thorny issue that pits Apple and other users against Qualcomm and Ericsson. Trillions of dollars in sales are at stake as regulators ponder whether a fridge maker should pay a different rate for crucial […]

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News highlights – 17 August 2017

News highlights – 17 August 2017

Written by on August 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 17 August 2017 Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift SEOUL (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla […]

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Ericsson ditches plans to spread beyond telecoms, will refocus on networks

Ericsson ditches plans to spread beyond telecoms, will refocus on networks

Written by on June 27, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

LONDON/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ericsson has ditched its goal of winning more clients beyond the telecoms industry to refocus on selling networks to mobile phone companies in a move to cut costs and halt a dramatic fall in its share price. The Swedish firm’s clients in its core business include Vodafone and Verizon but profits have […]

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News highlights – 14 November

News highlights – 14 November

Written by on November 15, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 14 November Facebook still rejecting claims that the site affected election results NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg again rejected the idea that the social network affected the U.S. presidential election, saying late Saturday it is “extremely unlikely” news hoaxes changed the outcome. Ensnared in a string […]

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News highlights – 25 October

News highlights – 25 October

Written by on October 26, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights – 25 October Ericsson appoints Investor AB veteran Borje Ekholm as new CEO STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish mobile telecoms gear maker Ericsson appointed Borje Ekholm to take over as chief executive on Wednesday as the firm grapples with tough cost cuts and deteriorating market conditions. Read more… EU to investigate Czech telecoms operators’ […]

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News highlights – July 19

News highlights – July 19

Written by on July 20, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights from Tuesday, July 19 Pokemon Go’s Japan launch delayed Game maker Niantic has delayed Wednesday’s planned launch of Pokemon Go in Japan. TechCrunch, citing an unnamed source, said there were concerns that the hype generated would overload the game. It added that it wasn’t immediately clear when the game would be released in […]

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Is the network business ready for disruption?

Is the network business ready for disruption?

Written by on May 9, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Ericsson’s net sales declined in Q1 and the company started to re-organize its management. Nokia finalized the Alcatel-Lucent acquisition and laid off thousands of employees. Network vendors are waiting for the 5G building boom and are also planning new business lines. But it is hard to tell if they are really able to change their business; they […]

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Shared spectrum on trial in France

Shared spectrum on trial in France

Written by on January 8, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The ability for multiple providers to share a slice of licensed spectrum will be a key step towards greater spectral efficiency and flexibility. Two major standardized approaches are being developed – Licensed Shared Access (LSA) in Europe and Authorized Shared Access (ASA) in the US. Ericsson, Qualcomm and RED Technologies are getting in early on […]

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Volvo and Ericsson developing autonomous car streaming entertainment

Volvo and Ericsson developing autonomous car streaming entertainment

Written by on January 5, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

Volvo Cars is looking ahead to when its drivers can sit back and enjoy free time in their car on the daily commute. At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Volvo revealed that it is developing intelligent, high bandwidth, streaming capabilities with its technology partner, Ericsson, that will ensure drivers and passengers get the most […]

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